COUNTY OF PLACER
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
TUESDAY, JANUARY 26, 2010
F.C. “Rocky” Rockholm, District 1 Thomas Miller, County Executive
Robert Weygandt, District 2, Vice Chairman Anthony J. La Bouff, County Counsel
Jim Holmes, District 3 Mike Boyle, Assistant County Executive
Kirk Uhler, District 4, Chairman Holly Heinzen, Assistant County Executive
Jennifer Montgomery, District 5 Ann Holman, Clerk of the Board
County Administrative Center, 175 Fulweiler Avenue, Auburn, CA 95603
FLAG SALUTE – Led by Supervisor Rockholm.
STATEMENT OF MEETING PROCEDURES - Read by Clerk.
PUBLIC COMMENT – None.
SUPERVISOR’S COMMITTEE REPORTS – Supervisor Holmes reported on the Regional Council of Rural Counties meeting he attended advising the Council has hired a consultant for AB 885, the septic tank issue and are expecting a new draft to come out for comments in March. Supervisor Rockholm commented on negotiations with the Placer County Deputy Sheriff’s Association, advising we have recently sent a letter to them and encouraged both sides to come together and re-engage so we can work through the issues and get a better result. Supervisor Rockholm also suggested the Board consider bringing in a mediator to give us the best chance of having a different result than we did for the last 2.5 years doing this. Supervisor Uhler said he would not be traveling to Washington, DC as part of our Federal Advocacy Trip due to Brown Act and budget concerns. Supervisor Uhler said Supervisor Weygandt, Supervisor Holmes and County Executive Tom Miller will represent the County.
1. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, COUNTY SERVICE AREA 28, ZONE 27 (Ambulance) - DISSOLUTION AND RELATED ADVISORY COMMITTEE - The Board took the following actions:
a. Conducted public hearing regarding the dissolution of CSA 28, Zone 27.
b. Resolution 2010-20 adopted approving the dissolution of CSA 28, Zone 27 transferring the property tax allocation to those entities providing the services.
c. Resolution 2010-21 adopted approving the dissolution of the CSA 28, Zone 27 Advisory Committee.
No County General Funds are associated with this action.
2. TREASURER-TAX COLLECTOR/PLACER mPOWER AB 811 PROGRAM:
1. Reviewed summary of the Program Report and conducted a public hearing regarding the Program Report.
2. Resolution 2010-22 adopted approving and confirming the Program Report, and approving certain actions and authorizations. MOTION Weygandt/Rockholm/Unanimous
3. Approved a consultant services contract with Tax Sale Services of California for public records and title search services in an amount not to exceed $225,000, and authorized the Procurement Officer to execute the contract on behalf of the County.
4. Approved professional services contract with Patricia Cole for program management services in an amount not to exceed $68,000, and authorized the Treasurer to execute the contract on behalf of the County. MOTION Rockholm/Montgomery/Unanimous
3. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY/PLANNING/GENERAL FUND WORK PROGRAM UPDATE – The Board concurred with the Planning Services Division continued implementation of the identified work program for the balance of Fiscal Year 2009/2010 unless otherwise directed by the Board.
4. COUNTY EXECUTIVE/ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - Resolution 2010-19 adopted authorizing a Recovery Zone Facility Bond allocation to Vian Enterprises in an amount not to exceed $6,841,000 and a Recovery Zone Economic Development Bond allocation to the North Tahoe Fire Protection District in an amount not to exceed $4,561,000. Should bonds not be issued for either of these entities on or before August 10, 2010, or should these entities forego utilization and withdraw voluntarily, the allocation would automatically become available to the next highest priority project.
MOTION Holmes/Rockholm/Unanimous VOTE 4:0 (Montgomery temporarily absent, recused)
5. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES/CHILDREN’S SYSTEM OF CARE - Approved agreements and amendments awarded through a competitive Request for Proposals process for Prevention and Early Intervention Services to provide a broad range of mental health services from January 1, 2010 to June 30, 2011 for a combined amount not to exceed $1,497,559 as follows:
a. Established new agreements with Tahoe Women’s Services ($119,723), North Tahoe Family Resource Center ($19,000), Lighthouse Counseling and Family Resource Center ($66,473), KidsFirst ($312,120), Sierra Family Services ($109,500), Latino Leadership Council ($151,635), Unity Care Group ($82,750), Whole Person Learning ($48,600), and CirclePoint ($150,000);
b. Amended contract CN012782 with Sierra Family Services for Native advocacy services (an increase of $350,258);
c. Amended contract CN005198 with Sierra Family Services for Community Educator services (an increase of $85,500), and
d. Authorized the Director of Health and Human Services to sign agreements and subsequent amendments up to 10 percent of the original amount.
The amount for FY 2009-10 is $500,000 and is included in the Department’s FY 2009-10 Final Budget. The balance will be included in the Department’s FY 2010-11 Budget. Funding for these contracts is through the State Mental Health Services Act and no County General Funds are required.
6. PUBLIC WORKS/GFI GENFARE REVENUE COLLECTION SYSTEM – Authorized the award of a Purchase Order using a competitively awarded Merced County contract with GFI Genfare for the purchase of a revenue collection system for Placer County Transit, and authorized the Purchasing Manager to sign the Purchase Order and related documents in an amount not to exceed $365,000.
7. COUNTY COUNSEL/CLOSED SESSION REPORT:
(A) §54956.9 - CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL
(a) Terry Copeman, et al. v. Joseph Herrick, et al., El Dorado Superior Court Case No. PC 20090293 – The Board received a report from the County Counsel’s Office and gave direction.
(b) In Re: Alex Koshman Family Revocable Trust v. County of Placer, et al., Placer Superior Court Case No.: SCV-26348 - The Board received a report from County Counsel and gave direction.
(c) Sutter County, et al. v. County of Placer, et al., Sacramento County Superior Court Case No.: 34-2007-00883516 – The Board received a report that the Sierra Club and the other party have filed an appeal in the Third District Court of Appeals, the successful decision in favor of the County in that case.
(B) §54957.6 - CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS – There was discussions.
(a) Agency designated representatives: Tom Miller, Nancy Nittler, Mike Boyle, Gerald O. Carden, Anthony J. La Bouff
Employee organization: PPEO. DSA.
CONSENT AGENDA (Items 8 thru 17) Item 12b moved for discussion. Consent Agenda approved as amended with action as indicated. MOTION Rockholm/Holmes/Unanimous
8. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS:
a. Confirmed the Board of Supervisors 2010 Boards and Commissions Assignments as designated at the January 12, 2010 meeting.
Air Pollution Control District Board (Holmes, Weygandt, Montgomery (Uhler alternate); American River Authority (Montgomery, Weygandt Alternate); Area 4 Agency on Aging Advisory/Governing/JPA Boards (Holmes Alternate, Alice Gonzales Primary Member); Auburn City Council/Placer County Liaison Committee (Holmes); Auburn Dam Council (Montgomery, Holmes Alternate); City County Committee for Regional Development Issues (Rockholm, Weygandt, Uhler Alternate); Community Services Commission (Holmes) County Audit Committee (Holmes, Rockholm); Criminal Justice Policy Committee (Rockholm); CSAC/Board of Directors (Holmes, Rockholm Alternate); CSAC/Sacramento Motherlode Supervisors Association (Holmes, Rockholm Alternate); Economic Development Board (Weygandt, Montgomery); First Five Children & Families Commission (Holmes); First Time Homebuyer Mortgage Revenue Bond Program (Holmes, Alternate any other Supervisor); Flood Control & Water Conservation District Board of Directors (Weygandt, Rockholm); Golden Sierra Job Training Agency Governing Board (Uhler, Holmes Alternate); Greenprint Steering Committee (Rockholm); High Sierra Resource Conservation & Development Area (Montgomery, CEO or CEO Designee Alternate); Highway 65 Joint Powers Authority (Weygandt, Rockholm Alternate); Investment Oversight Committee (Weygandt); Local Agency Formation Commission (Rockholm, Weygandt, Holmes Alternate); Mental Health Alcohol & Drug Advisory Board (Holmes); Middle Fork Project Finance Authority (Holmes, Weygandt, Montgomery Alternate) Mountain Counties Air Basin (Holmes, Weygandt Alternate); Mountain Counties Water Resources Council (Montgomery, Holmes Alternate); National Association of Counties (Uhler, Montgomery Alternate); National Association of Counties Western Interstate Region (Uhler, Montgomery Alternate); Older Adult Advisory Commission (Holmes); Placer County Indian Gaming Local Community Benefit Committee (Weygandt, Holmes); Placer County Transportation Planning Agency (Holmes, Uhler, Rockholm Alternate); Placer County Transportation Planning Agency Countywide Steering Committee (Weygandt); Placer County Water Resource Council (Inactive); Placer Mosquito & Vector Control District (Galen Clothier 2-year term 1-1-2010/1-1-2012); Placer/Nevada Wastewater Authority JPA (Weygandt, Holmes Alternate); Placer Parkway Policy Advisory Committee (Weygandt, Rockholm); Regional Council of Rural Counties (Holmes, Montgomery Alternate); Roseville Ignite Advisory Committee (Uhler); Sacramento Area Commerce & Trade Organization (Uhler, Rockholm Alternate); Sacramento Area Council of Governments (Rockholm, Uhler Alternate); Sacramento Area Council of Governments Advisory Committee Rancho Cordova-South Placer Connector (Rockholm); Sacramento Area Council of Governments Capital Valley Regional Service Authority (Rockholm, Uhler Alternate); Sacramento Valley Air Pollution Control Council (Weygandt Alternate); Sierra Sacramento Valley Emergency Medical Services Agency (Holmes, Rockholm Alternate); Solid Waste Independent Hearing Panel (Montgomery); Solid Waste Local Task Force (CEO); South Placer Regional Transportation Authority (Uhler, Rockholm Alternate); Sub-Committee Policy Advisory Committee (Uhler, Rockholm); South Placer Regional Wastewater Authority (Rockholm, Weygandt); Tahoe Air Basin (Montgomery); Tahoe Conservancy (Larry Sevison, Montgomery Alternate); Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (Montgomery, Larry Sevison Alternate); Tahoe Regional Planning Agency Advisory Planning Commission (Jennifer Merchant); Tahoe Transportation District (Montgomery or CEO Designee); Tribal County Advisory Committee (Weygandt, Montgomery); Veterans Memorial Hall Board (Rockholm, Weygandt, Holmes, Montgomery); Water Resources & Energy Committee (Holmes, Weygandt); Western Placer Waste Management Authority (Weygandt, Rockholm).
b. Approved 1-year District Aide Employment Agreement with Brian Jagger for general administrative and technical assistance to the District 4 Supervisor in the amount of $33.96 per hour plus benefits.
c. Approved 1-year District Aide Employment Agreement with Pat Malberg for general administrative and technical assistance to the District 5 Supervisor in the amount of $30.05 per hour plus benefits.
d. Approved 1-year District Aide Employment Agreement with Steve Kastan for general administrative and technical assistance to the District 5 Supervisor in the amount of $30.05 per hour plus benefits.
9. CLAIMS AGAINST THE COUNTY – Rejected the following claims, as recommended by the offices of County Counsel and Risk Management:
a. 09-049, Harrison, Michael, $500,000, (Personal Injury).
b. 09-113, Jorgenson, Don, Not Stated, (Bodily Injury).
c. 09-114, Jorgenson, Shirley, Not Stated, (Bodily Injury).
d. 09-115, Jorgenson, Nathaniel, Not Stated, (Bodily Injury).
e. 09-116, McCullough, Darla, Not Stated, (Bodily Injury).
f. 09-117, Van Zandt, Shynia, Not Stated, (Bodily Injury).
g. 09-118, Mingham, Debra, Excess of $1,000,000, (Personal Injury).
10. CLAIMS AGAINST THE COUNTY - Rejected the following Leave to Present a Late Claim and its underlying claim, as recommended by the offices of County Counsel and Risk Management:
a. 09-112, Varela, Manuel, $3,531.35, (Property Damage).
11. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY:
a. Quartz Drive Self Storage Offsite Improvements, Project #8563 - Resolution 2010-15 adopted accepting an extension Quartz Drive, South of Rock Creek Road, into the County Maintained Mileage System.
b. Hawks Parcel Map Offsite Improvements, Project #1309 - Resolution 2010-16 adopted accepting Lake Forest Drive, South of Rim Rock Circle and Lago Vista Court, West of Lake Forest Drive, into the County Maintained Mileage System.
12. COUNTY EXECUTIVE:
a. First 5 Placer Children and Families Commission – Ordinance introduced, first reading waived, amending Chapter 2 of the Placer County Code Article 2.132 Children and Family Commission, modifying Sections 2.132.030, 2.132.060, 2.132.080 D, 2.132.090 A and D, at the request of the First 5 Placer Children and Families Commission.
b. MOVED FOR DISCUSSION Merit - Approve a 5% merit increase for Troy Held, Director of Child Support Services, from Grade 664 Step 4 to Grade 664 Step 5 at $77.37 per hour, retroactive to January 2, 2010.
13. COUNTY EXECUTIVE/COMMUNITY GRANTS AND LOANS - Resolution 2010-17 adopted authorizing loan balance reductions for acquisition and rehabilitation of bank-owned homes for resale to qualified low-, moderate-, and middle-income homebuyers in the Community Development Block Grant Neighborhood Stabilization Program.
14. COUNTY EXECUTIVE/EMERGENCY SERVICES – Ordinance introduced, first reading waived, approving an administrative correction to Article 15.04.050 of Placer County Code, replacing a reference to “Table 3-C” with the reference to Fire Planner Tasks and Fee List; correct language consistent with this change; and add language that makes clear to the public that the Placer County Office of Emergency Services (OES) has staff oversight over the Fire Planner Tasks and Fee List.
15. FACILITY SERVICES:
a. Dry Creek Community Park, Project #4784 - Approved an agreement with Baker Williams Engineering Group, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $161,161, for Plans, Technical Specifications and Construction Support services for Dry Creek Community Park; and upon approval from Risk Management and County Counsel authorized the Chairman to execute the Agreement.
b. Landfill Gas System Operation and Maintenance Services - Approved an agreement with SCS Field Services (SCS-FS) for the operation and maintenance of the landfill gas systems at the Meadow Vista, Loomis, and Eastern Regional Landfills for an amount not to exceed $124,836 and upon review and approval by County Counsel and Risk Management, authorized the Chairman to sign.
c. Sewer Service Fee/Overpayment - Approved a refund request from Silversword Properties LLC in the amount of $31,352.98 to correct an over-payment of sewer service fees in Sewer Maintenance District 2, and directed the Auditor-Controller to pay said amount to Silversword Properties LLC.
d. Juvenile Detention Facility CCTV Expansion, Project #4696 – The Board took the following actions associated with the Juvenile Detention Facility CCTV Expansion located at 11260 B Avenue, Auburn:
1. Approved the Plans and Specifications and authorized staff to solicit bids for the Juvenile Detention Facility CCTV Expansion, Project No. 4696.
2. Resolution 2010-18 adopted authorizing the Director of Facility Services to award and execute a contract in an amount not-to-exceed $82,304, upon review and approval by County Counsel and Risk Management, and delegating authority to approve any necessary change orders consistent with the County Purchasing Manual and Section 20142 of the Public Contract Code.
15.1 LIBRARY - Approved the closure of the Colfax Library for an additional period, up to ten days, to complete the initial phase of the remodeling project.
16. PROCUREMENT SERVICES - In accordance with County Policy, non-contested competitively awarded bids under $250,000 are placed on the Consent Agenda. Authorized the Purchasing Manager to sign the following:
a. Competitive Bid #9958, Annual Hybrid Vehicle Purchases/Public Works/Fleet Services - Awarded to Future Ford of Roseville and Penske Toyota, in the total aggregate amount of $91,650.81.
17. REVENUE SHARING – In approving the following appropriations, the Placer County Board of Supervisors makes the finding that each and every approved contribution serves a public purpose by promoting the general welfare of the County and its inhabitants; therefore, the County benefits.
a. Approved appropriation of $1,100 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Lazarus Project 10th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Dinner Celebration to benefit housing and support services to homeless men and women in Placer County, as requested by Supervisor Rockholm ($150) Supervisor Weygandt ($200), Supervisor Holmes ($250) and Supervisor Uhler ($500).
b. Approved appropriation of $1,000 in Revenue Sharing monies to SARSAS (Save Auburn Ravine Salmon and Steelhead) to support educational and public outreach to the community and schools, as requested by Supervisor Weygandt ($500) and Supervisor Holmes ($500).
***End of Consent Agenda***
12. COUNTY EXECUTIVE:
b. Merit - Approved a 5% merit increase for Troy Held, Director of Child Support Services, from Grade 664 Step 4 to Grade 664 Step 5 at $77.37 per hour, retroactive to January 2, 2010.
MOTION Holmes/Rockholm VOTE 3:1:0 (Montgomery No, Uhler temporarily absent)
ITEMS FOR INFORMATION:
a. Auditor Controller’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for fiscal year ended June 30, 2009.
b. Auditor-Controller’s Independent Accountant’s Report on the Treasurer’s Statement of Assets. This statement is for the quarter ended September 30, 2009.
c. In accordance with Resolution Number 2008-35 and Government Code Section 26906, attached is a report of refunds of $5000 or less issued by the Auditor-Controller during the period of January 1, 2009 to December 31, 2009. Refunds of $5000 or less totaled $9,139.55.
19. TREASURER-TAX COLLECTOR - Treasurer’s Statement for the Month of December 2009.
ADJOURNMENT – Next regular meeting is Tuesday, February 9, 2010.
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS’ 2010 MEETING SCHEDULE:
February 9, 2010
February 23, 2010
March 2, 2010
March 16, 2010
April 6, 2010
April 20, 2010